Cooking Together:  Five Minute Five Cup Salad

Brandie Valenzuela

Recipes with five ingredients or less are the perfect timesavers, and this recipe is no exception!  The ingredients are also easy to measure and stir so it is a salad that just about any child can help prepare. 



  • Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cups
  • Mixing Spoon


  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup pineapple (drained)
  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges (drained)
  • 1 cup whipped topping


  1.   In a bowl, combine the ingredients.
  2.   Stir together.
  3.   Serve and enjoy!

About The Author: Brandie Valenzuela is a wife and homeschooling mom of three, who loves scrapbooking, cooking, and spending time with her family.  In her spare time, she publishes "HomeMade Living", a popular weblog for mothers, at


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